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Join Us for Our Tax Return Themed #FinFitChat March 26th at 3pm ET!

Follow #FinFitChat as we discuss planning for your tax refund, how to handle an unexpected tax bill and more!  Make plans to join our #FinFitChat on Twitter on Tuesday March 26th at 3pm EDT! There will be 2 chances to win an Amazon gift card!  1-$25 Amazon gift card 2-$15 Amazon gift card Use #FinFitChat to participate. For an easy way to keep track of the conversation, try using TweetChat. Questions we’ll discuss: …Read More

When Does My Small Business Need an Office?

With more and more people working remote, it’s worth asking whether or not your small business even needs an office, and if it does then when is the best time to invest? While no one can tell you exactly when you need to invest in office space for your small business, below is a short list of some of the pros and cons of getting an office, which will hopefully …Read More

#AskanExpert: Where Should I Get My Credit Score?

Q. I’m seeking a credit score for lease or purchase for property opportunities. I have a credit report that I downloaded in August 2018 but my score was not included. Many in the property business are asking for this. Where should I get my credit score? Dear Reader,   Getting ready to rent or buy a property can be very exciting. Knowing your credit score and what’s on your credit …Read More

JOIN OUR #MemberChat ON Tuesday February 26th at 3PM ET FOR America Saves Week!

Follow #MemberChat as we discuss setting SMART Financial Goals for 2019!  Make plans to join our #MemberChat on Twitter on Tuesday February 26th at 3pm EDT! There will be 2 chances to win an Amazon gift card!  1-$50 Amazon gift card 2-$25 Amazon gift card Use #memberchat to participate. For an easy way to keep track of the conversation, try using TweetChat. Questions we’ll discuss: Q1:  Why is it important to set financial …Read More

How Will the Government Shutdown Affect Tax Returns?

Unless you’ve been under a rock, you’ve noticed that the United States government has been shut down since December 22. It’s still uncertain how long the government shutdown will go on. Of course, it’s tax return season as well. That begs the question, how will the government shutdown affect both the filing and receiving of your tax returns? The Good News Thankfully, there shouldn’t be an issue with your tax …Read More

Get the Financial Help You Need During the Government Shutdown

The government shutdown is now causing many Americans to wonder how they will survive financially. By some estimates, 380,000 workers are furloughed indefinitely without pay, while an additional 420,000 are working without pay until the shutdown ends. With no immediate end in sight, more than 800,000 federal workers nationwide will be without a paycheck this Friday. This will be the first payroll distribution affected by the shutdown.   The Federal …Read More

#AskanExpert: How Can I Move My Personal Credit Card Debt to My LLC?

Q. How can I move my personal credit card debt to my LLC? I started a company but I funded it with my personal credit cards first. Now I would like to move those expenses to my company’s LLC. Dear reader, As a business owner, it’s wise to keep your personal and business finances separate. It’s easier said than done, especially when you are starting out. It’s not uncommon for …Read More

#AskanExpert: What Are My Options for Student Loan Repayment?

Q. I was reading about the Navient lawsuit but also received a text in regards to it and wanted to understand this better. I’ve been paying this one loan for what seems like forever and I do pay extra each month. This loan started out at about $30k and now it’s at $50k. In the end, I’ll end up paying over $90k. I was in the military and my recruiter …Read More

#AskanExpert: Should I Remove Myself as an Authorized User?

Q. When I was under 18, my parents added me as an authorized user to one of their credit cards. However, since then, they have accumulated a lot of debt on that credit card that now negatively impacts my credit score. I am continuously getting denied from credit card applications of my own. In terms of damage control, is it better for me to stay on the card and wait …Read More

JOIN @NFCC for OUR #NFCCtips chat Tomorrow Friday, November 16th AT 3PM ET FOR A CHANCE TO WIN PRIZES!

JOIN @NFCC for OUR #NFCCtips chat ON Friday, November 16th AT 3PM ET FOR A CHANCE TO WIN PRIZES!   Follow #NFCCtips as we discuss retirement planning findings from our 2018 Financial Literacy Survey and tips to prepare for retirement! There will be 2 chances to win an Amazon gift card! 1-$25 Amazon gift card 2-$25 Amazon gift card Use #NFCCtips to participate. For an easy way to keep track of the conversation, …Read More